RAJ vs KOL Prediction, 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket Tips: Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update – Indian T20 League 2020, Match 12

RAJ vs KOL Prediction, 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket Tips: Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update – Indian T20 League 2020, Match 12

Who will win the game between Rajasthan and Kolkata on Wednesday.

Match Details:

The 12th match of the Indian T20 League 2020 will be played between Rajasthan and Kolkata at the Dubai International Stadium.

This game is scheduled to start at 07:30 PM IST (06:00 PM local time) (02:00 PM UTC). The game will be telecasted on the Star Sports Network (Available in English, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Bengali). Also, live streaming will be available on Disney+ Hotstar.


After winning two matches on the trot, with the last one being a record-breaking run chase, Rajasthan will be playing Kolkata who have won one and lost one of the two matches they have played, in what would be the third match for both these teams in this tournament. In their first match, Rajasthan played against Chennai and defended their total successfully. In the following match, they pulled off the highest-ever successful run chase in the leagues’s history.

Kolkata, on the other hand, lost their opening game of the tournament against Mumbai by a 49-run margin, but made a successful comeback in the very next game, managing to chase down the total they were set to chase against Hyderabad. So, with both teams coming off wins in their matches, it would be interesting to see which of the two gets past the finish line successfully.

RAJ vs KOL Weather Report:

The weather in Dubai on Wednesday is expected to be clear, with no chance of rainfall and the temperature in the 28 to 38 degree Celsius range. The winds will be blowing fast, at 21 kmph.

Pitch Report:

In all the matches played so far, scoring runs in the second innings has been a difficult task for the batsmen and only in two instances have the teams managed to equal scores with their opponents, where the match went into a super over. So, expect the captain winning in the toss choosing to bat first in this match.

Average first innings score: 

180 (Five games of the tournament played here)

Record of chasing teams: 

Won – 0, Lost – 3, Tied – 2

Injury & Availability News:

(Will be added when there’s an update)

RAJ vs KOL Today’s Probable XIs:


Steven Smith (c), Jos Buttler (wk), Sanju Samson, Robin Uthappa, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Tom Curran, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Ankit Rajpoot, Jaydev Unadkat

Bench: David Miller, Varun Aaron, Aniruddha Joshi, Manan Vohra, Andrew Tye, Shashank Singh, Mahipal Lomror, Oshane Thomas, Mayank Markande, Anuj Rawat, Kartik Tyagi, Akash Singh, Yashasvi Jaiswal

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Shubman Gill, Sunil Narine, Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik (c & wk), Eoin Morgan, Andre Russell, Pat Cummins, Shivam Mavi, Kuldeep Yadav, Varun Chakravarthy, Kamlesh Nagarkoti

Bench: Rahul Tripathi, Siddhesh Lad, Chris Green, Prasidh Krishna, Lockie Ferguson, Rinku Singh, Ali Khan, Tom Banton, Manimaran Siddharth, Sandeep Warrier, Nikhil Naik

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RAJ vs KOL Steal Picks for Today’s 11Wickets Match:

Shubman Gill (8.5 credits)Shubman Gill in this tournament has looked to be in good form with the bat in this tournament, having scored 77 runs in two matches, at a strike rate of 105.48 and average of 77.00.

Rahul Tewatia (8.5 credits)Rahul Tewatia has made contributions to his team’s run in this tournament, scoring 63 runs and taking 3 wickets in the two matches of his team.

Shivam Mavi (8 credits) – Shivam Mavi in the two matches he has played in, has made his mark on the tournament, with economical bowling and two wickets to his name.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options – Sanju Samson, Sunil Narine

Vice-Captain Options – Shubman Gill, Jos Buttler

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for RAJ vs KOL 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Sanju Samson (C), Jos Buttler

Batters – Eoin Morgan, Shubman Gill (VC), Steve Smith

All-Rounders – Andre Russell, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tewatia

Bowlers – Jofra Archer, Pat Cummins, Shivam Mavi

12th Man – Robin Uthappa

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for RAJ vs KOL 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler (VC)

Batters – Eoin Morgan, Shubman Gill, Steve Smith

All-Rounders – Andre Russell, Sunil Narine (C), Rahul Tewatia

Bowlers – Tom Curran, Pat Cummins, Shivam Mavi

12th Man – Dinesh Karthik

Expert Advice:

For the choice of the third bowler in your fantasy team, you can go with either Jofra Archer or Tom Curran in your team as both are equally capable of providing great returns for the 9.5 point investment you make on them.

Today’s RAJ vs KOL Probable Winners:

Rajasthan is expected to win this match.

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Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.